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Aaron Rodgers engineered a last minute drive to set up a 30-yard field goal by Mason Crosby on the final play of regulation and the Green Bay Packers remained undefeated and clinched a playoff berth with a 38-35 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday.
Rodgers hit three passes of more than 18 yards on the drive in the final 58 seconds as the Super Bowl champion Packers (12-0) won their 18th straight game and handed the Giants (6-6) their fourth straight loss.
New York, which was blown out by New Orleans Monday night, tied the game on a 2-yard Eli Manning touchdown pass and a 2-point conversion run by D.J. Ware with just under a minute to play.
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Dave Tollefson was feeling good about the New York Giants' chances of upsetting Green Bay on Sunday. So good that the defensive end mocked Aaron Rodgers by performing the quarterback's celebratory move the pantomimed placement of a title belt around his waist following a fourth-quarter sack.
But Tollefson and the rest of the Giants ultimately learned there's a difference...
Everyone seems to want a piece of Aaron Rodgers and the reigning Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers - even at $250 a pop.
The Packers launched a public stock sale Tuesday morning and the response from fans was akin to a Cyber Monday frenzy.
Within the first 11 minutes of the sale, the team said 1,600 orders were placed at a cost of $250 per share.
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It amazes me how well Aaron Rodgers holds up despite the stunningly high number of sacks he takes. This week Football Outsiders surveys NFL QBs and finds out who takes a beating and why they do so. Rodgers has taken 27 sacks thus far. While that doesn't lead the league (that honor belongs to Sam Bradford) it suprises me that 40% of Rodgers' sacks are "long sacks...
Message to champs should be: Wince, LombardiUPIGreen Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) leads his teamBy Steve Serby - NY Post 12/4/11
The Giants tied this game up with 58 seconds left in the game, as they scored too quickly. Aaron Rodgers quickly drove the Packers right down the field for a 31-yard, game winning field goal from Mason Crosby. Rodgers completed 28 of 46 passes for 369 yards with 4 TD passes and 1 INT. He also carried the ball 4 times for 32 yards (8.0 ypc) in this game. Ryan Grant “led”...
Insurance companies spend a ton of money on advertising, and they don’t even have a product anyone really wants. Kind of like Keystone Light. The good news is that most of you will get to watch Aaron Rodgers in to the evening. The bad news is that you’ll have to endure five or six State Farm ads in that time.
The rest of the late games are pretty trashy. Cleveland and Arizona...
The Packers' pursuit of perfection continues. Aaron Rodgers threw four TD passes and Mason Crosby kicked the game-winning field goal as time expired to beat the Giants 38-35.
With their perfect season on the line, Aaron Rodgers and the Packers' offense went right to work. Five plays and 58 seconds later, Green Bay passed its toughest test, says Don Banks.
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The Giants came to play tonight. That is what the fans who witnessed this game will remember.
The Giants (6-6) went blow-for-blow with the league’s best team – the Green Bay Packers (12-0) – and lost on a FG as time expired, 38-35.
Outside of a victory, you couldn’t have asked for anything more. This was a great game. Giant fans have nothing to be disappointed about tonight...
http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2011/12/giants-packers_game_review_muc.htmlGreen Bay Packers punter Tim Masthay (8) holds as Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby (2) \kicks the winning field goal as time expires at the New York Giants vs the Green Bay Packers at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ 12/4/11 (William Perlman/The Star-Ledger)By Mike Garafolo - Star Ledger 12/6/11